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Coventry 2021 BID

Culture bid - the movie

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Community and living news

A stirring film has been released by the team behind Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021 – just days before its final bid will be submitted.

Coventry teenagers congratulated for helping children in libraries over summer

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 in Libraries news

More than 50 young people were thanked by the Deputy Lord Mayor for their hard work spending the summer holidays helping library staff.

Coventry Life

Coventry Life Festival is coming

Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017 in Public health news

A Festival unlike any other, celebrating life, older people and ageing, is coming to Coventry in October.

Bus lane suspension update

Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017 in Roads, highways and pavements news

Coventry City Council is set to suspend four additional bus lanes in the city and permanently remove one bus lane.

2021 City of culture bridge sign

Driving the UK City of Culture Bid forward

Published on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 in Community and living news

Back the Bid – that’s the key message being promoted on the city’s ring road with the installation of new signage supporting Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021.

Safer Recruitment training

Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 in Services for schools news

Safer Recruitment training for Schools and Early Years Providers in Autumn and Spring Terms 2017-2018

Coventry and Kiel anniversary

Cities celebrate friendship

Published on Monday, 18 September 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry and its twin city of Kiel have celebrated 70 years of friendship.

Councillor urges groups to use food fund

Published on Friday, 15 September 2017 in Children and families news

A Leading City Councillor is urging organisations to bid for grants to help feed children during school holidays.

City charity set to give youth work a positive boost

Published on Friday, 15 September 2017 in Children and families news

Coventry-based Positive Youth Foundation is getting set to lead the city’s youth network.

Coventry citizens are being invited to come together and talk at OneCov 2017

Published on Thursday, 14 September 2017 in Events news

Coventry citizens are being invited to come together and talk at OneCov 2017

Poster bees

Real buzz around new concert

Published on Thursday, 14 September 2017 in Events news

A unique concert will be creating a buzz in Coventry to celebrate World Mental Health Day.

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Legendary musical seeks young stars

Published on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 in Services for schools news

The award-winning musical "Annie" is coming to the Belgrade stage next May and the search is on for children to take part in this spectacular show.

Justice in the end for shopkeeper caught with counterfeit cigarettes

Published on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 in Trading standards news

A Coventry man has been sentenced to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work and a £900 fine for being caught with counterfeit cigarettes.

Balls to talk

Suicide prevention day 2017

Published on Friday, 08 September 2017 in Public health news

The council is working with partners to pledge support and raise awareness of this important day.

CPD - Teaching Modern Foreign Languages through Art

Published on Friday, 08 September 2017 in Services for schools news

Explore, consider and learn how to use art when teaching modern foreign languages in this cross-curricular workshop.

Traffic free cycle ride comes to Coventry next Sunday

Published on Thursday, 07 September 2017 in Cycling news

Next Sunday (17 September) will see thousands of cyclists join the HSBC UK City Ride in Coventry.

Good Citizen award

Married couple named latest Coventry Good Citizens

Published on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 in Lord Mayor news

John and Margaret Hartley have been named as Good Citizens thanks to their hard work in the Coventry community.

JLR at Whitley Common Woods

Whitley Common Woods Improvements

Published on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 in Parks and open spaces news

A team of 31 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) employees recently donated 175 hours transforming Whitley Common Woods.

Homework Help in Coventry's libraries

Published on Monday, 04 September 2017 in Services for schools news

School term has begun and homework is being set. Do you or your children need help with homework?

Directory of schools and other educational establishments

Published on Monday, 04 September 2017 in Services for schools news

The directory of schools and other educational establishments has been updated.

Laptops to be donated to community groups

Published on Monday, 04 September 2017 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council have made a number of recycled laptops available for distribution to community groups and voluntary sector organisations across the city. 

Allotment

City’s thanks for allotment champion Terry

Published on Friday, 01 September 2017 in Community and living news

Terry Greville has been nurturing the Holyhead Road allotments and watching them grow for the past 50 years.

Open doors again on Coventry’s rich heritage

Published on Friday, 01 September 2017 in Events news

Once again Coventry joins in the Europe wide Heritage Open Days to celebrate our rich heritage.

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

Published on Friday, 01 September 2017 in Councillors, MPs and MEPs news

Eid Mubarak from the Council to all of its staff and residents. Today we celebrate Eid-al-Adha, an important and joyful day in the Muslim calendar.

City shopping centre set for a bright new future

Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Regeneration news

A run-down shopping centre is to get a bright new look in a major project that will breathe fresh life into a Coventry community.

GCSE results day celebrations for Coventry students

Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Schools and schooling news

More than half of Coventry secondary schools have recorded improved results in this year’s new, tougher GCSE exams in either English or maths.

Weavers care home

Coventry care homes lead the way in preventing avoidable pressure ulcers for their residents

Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Community and living news

Proud staff at three care homes in Coventry are amongst the first to receive dual accreditation in both the React to Red Skin campaign and Infection Control certificates.

Libraries set to change from 4 September

Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 in Libraries news

A number of Coventry library services will change from 4 September, including Hillfields Community Library moving location and three other city libraries becoming Volunteer Run libraries.

Chance to cycle city centre streets

Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 in Events news

Cyclists of all ages and abilities will ride Coventry city centre streets on 17 September when HSBC UK City Ride takes place.

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City shows its support for the people of Barcelona

Published on Friday, 18 August 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry’s Lord Mayor and Council Leader are writing to the Mayor of Barcelona on behalf of the people of Coventry to send our deepest condolences to the people of, and visitors to Barcelona.

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